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Christians aren’t perfect, just forgiven.

And churches aren’t supposed to be meeting places for the holier than most crowd either.

It just seems that way sometimes.

Jesus said it’s the sick that need a doctor, not those who think they are well,or at least are trying to act like they’re well.

That being said in reality a church should really be a spiritual hospital with Dr. Jesus as the Great Physician.  Allot of churches are finally getting that. Thank God mine is one them.

We recognize that there are allot of hurting people out there who if they have to pretend everything’s perfect in their life they’re going to explode.

At Grace Fellowship in the Albany NY area we just started a whole bunch of workshops on a whole slew of issues. Everything from dealing with various addictions, to caring for elderly parents, to Understanding Depression.

The latter was the one that caught my eye.

Most of the time I talk about spiritual issues over at “Lucky Loser” but this needed to be said here.

If your house of worship isn’t a place where there’s a safe place to let your guard down you need to find a place where you can.

Imagine a hospital in the natural  where you had to act like you were well most of the time.

That would suck rotten eggs wouldn’t it?

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For Rifqa and Paula 2

November 22, 2009

I’ve been thinking allot about Rifqa Bary’s conversion to Christianity.  It’s to the point where I’ve nicknamed her “Paula” after the great apostle who had his own very dramatic conversion.

It doesn’t matter what this young lady does once she’s free from her parents.  Even if she drops out of sight forever her life and testimony will have a great impact.  Rifqa is a challenge to every on the fence lukewarm Christian everywhere, especially those in our youth groups all across the USA.

It’s time to go all in people.  What if you had to lay on the line as this young lady has?  Would you be willing to pay the price like Rifqa has?  (That goes double for the youth group in my church and triple for everyone in Campus Life where I found the Lord)

Her on fire faith has already inspired thousands to remember her and all those like her around the world whose faith is tested every day.

God bless you Rifqa, we’re praying for you!

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Going Jihad

November 13, 2009

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Don’t worry, this blog is not about firearms and explosives.

I’m just sick of all the demon possessed Jihadists getting their way and whiny politicians around the world who think they can apologize and negotiate with these loons.

I just need to blow off some steam with some good ole fashioned revival style Pentecostal preaching.

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It’s time for real Christians and real churches around the world to stand up and be counted.  Drop the smarmy PC speech and just preach The Truth in love!

This is all about spiritual warfare.  The kind that is waged because our champion already won the greatest victory and now we’re claiming the prize.

This kind of fighting the followers of Baal (aka Allah) have no clue about because they’re deceived by the father of lies.  But we the people of the book the followers of our Jewish Messiah and Christ to the world who know who the real enemy is we must wage our jihad against him using weapons that are not natural.  These are things like prayer, praise and worship.

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When the suicide bombers and the Ft. Hood madman scream “Allah Akbar”  (“God is Great”)  we should all in one accord and unity respond

“JESUS Is LORD!!!”

or if you really want to shake things up in the spirit world try the more literal. . .

YESHUA IS JEHOVAH!!!”

Take that devil!  I’m tired of you messing with our troops here and abroad.    This country was founded for the glory of the living God and you can’t have it!

Blessed be the Name of The Lord Jesus Christ!

Whew!

That’s more like it.

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Yesterday was a day filled with some good news, some bad news, and some really good news.  First the bad news.  My one horse in yesterdays race lost by over fifteen hundred votes.  -From The Daily Gazette

“Dominic Dagostino, a Conservative running with the Democratic backing, captured the position of Schenectady County sheriff Tuesday night by more than 1,000 votes in unofficial results. Dagostino, 43, defeated Joseph Lazzari, a member of the Independence Party running on the Republican line. The sheriff’s race was the only contested countywide race.”

Now for the good news.  Looks like Ayatollah Dear Leader Obama got his first setback in his goal of forcing his Marxist regime on the entire USA!!

From FNC

“Republican gubernatorial wins in New Jersey and Virginia mark a troubling turn for President Obama, whose personal efforts couldn’t stop the fall of Democrats facing a voter backlash over the economy and a notable uptick in the government’s would-be role in people’s lives.

Obama’s 2008 victory in Old Dominion had marked an historic breakthrough for Democrats who hadn’t won Virginia’s electoral votes since 1964. The fight in the Garden State was more grueling than usually accompanies Democratic campaigns in the reliably blue state of New Jersey.

So the setbacks demonstrate the difficulty of presidential leadership following a campaign built on promises of unity followed by divisive policies and a relentless campaign approach toward big legislative issues like the stimulus and health care bills.”

And now for the really good news which had absolutely nothing to do with the elections.  Which, all things considered, weren’t that big a deal for me this year anyway.

It seems Downtown Schenectady is finally getting rid of a stain in its downtown area.  The Another World Bookstore will be closing it’s doors at its current location.

Also from the Daily Gazette

“The last holdout in the bitter two-year battle over Erie Boulevard has waved the white flag.

Rocco Palmer, owner of Another World, has agreed to accept a “fair deal” to relocate his adult business out of downtown.

“We’re willing to negotiate,” he said on Tuesday.”

Even if they move to another place in the city, it will most likely be one that’s not as conducive to all the other (AHEM) activities that went on there.

In fact the sidewalk in front might be a good place for a little “Street Fishing.”   😉

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Fecal Matter

October 25, 2009

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When I recently listed my favorite topics to blog about, there’s one I didn’t mention. Besides, Religion, Politics, and Local Topics, there’s one more.

Crud!

It’s crap!  It’s raw sewage and all the other G Rated words I use to describe pornography.  Especially the kind available on the internet.  To think that much of what’s available on the web was illegal just a few short years ago.  Come to think of it allot of it still is illegal.

Do these devils care?  No way!  They will drag your soul down to the deepest part of hell itself.  They will suck all the money from your wallet your bank accounts and put you debt so fast you won’t know what hit you.  You’ll sell your car and lose your house just to get your fix.  Porn is just like any other addiction.

So what are you waiting for good Christian brother?  Why do you still get up at at 3am to do what you got to do when no one but Jesus can see what you’re doing?

(BEEN THERE- DONE THAT!)

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Jesus Has Left the Building

October 17, 2009

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There’s a famous passage from the book of Revelation. It’s chapter 3 verse 20.

20 Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me.” ( Rev. 3:20 NKJV)

Most people think of this verse as a personal witnessing tool.  They imagine The Lord standing at the door of someone’s heart.  However that’s not what’s going on here.

The fact is the church the apostle John is writing to has pushed God right out the door.   Jesus has left the building!  And now He’s knocking on the door to get back in.

That’s pretty bad considering this church has a full fledged living apostle for an overseer.  Just imagine how many churches toss God out today.

What do you suppose are some easy things we can look for?  How can we tell if a church we know of, has kicked God out the door?  When do we know that Jesus has left the building!

Here are some obvious examples.

When you go into the recreation room and two of the popular games are a Ouija board and Tarot cards.  Chances are

Jesus has left the building.

If meditation classes and a new age book discussion club draw more attendees than a bible study chances are

Jesus has left the building.

And if the church (like the one in this video) invites a commie loving wingnut like Anita Dunn chances are

Jesus has left the building.

Hat Tip Gateway Pundit

Once again Glenn Beck has shown us another very questionable adviser to president Obama.

How ironic having a woman speak at a church about a murdering atheist thug like Mao.  Perhaps Ms. Dunn needs to check out a site like China Aide. A site that will tell her all she needs to know about the nation her hero Mao founded.

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It’s something you can never stop telling your kids. No matter if they get tired of hearing it or not.

“DON’T TALK TO STRANGERS!!!”

We’ve had three incidents of attempted child abductions in my region.

Thank God

Thank God

THANK GOD!

In all three cases the children knew exactly what to do.

RUN AWAY!

In one instance the girl was able to alert enough adults to catch the guy!

As for the other two instances, since the police say they were unrelated, there are two monsters still at large.

One monster down, two to go!

Update 1

Now Fox 23 is reporting there were two attempted abductions in Philmont NY.

What is going on here!?

Update 2

According to The Daily Gazette police are looking for a brick red Taurus.

SCHENECTADY — Police are gathering a list of every red Ford Taurus in the Capital Region and creating a composite drawing to find the man who attempted to abduct a boy in Schenectady on Tuesday.

The boy was able to give such a detailed description of the car that police think it was a Taurus. He also described the man as white with balding hair, in his late 30s or early 40s. State police are turning his description into a composite drawing to aid in the search, Savoia said.

 

Go get em guys!!!

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